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Detective sacked for accessing police data for personal use

Maldon and Burnham Standard: Essex Police Headquarters in Chelmsford

6:11pm Thursday 24th April 2014

A DETECTIVE who used sensitive police data for “a personal matter” has been sacked.

Breaking news Further fire strikes pencilled in for three days in May

Maldon and Burnham Standard: Parked cars are delaying fire crews in Ongar (file image).

5:12pm Thursday 24th April 2014

Firefighters in Essex will strike for three days in May as part of an ongoing row over pensions.

Fire crews tackling blaze in Chappel

Maldon and Burnham Standard: Parked cars are delaying fire crews in Ongar (file image).

5:16pm Thursday 24th April 2014

Three fire crews have been called to a blaze in Colchester Road, Chappel.

War veterans' support group set up

Maldon and Burnham Standard: L-R: Mark Stewart, Phil Packer, Jamie Hacker-Hughes and Matt Fossey at Anglia Ruskin for the institute launch

3:00pm Thursday 24th April 2014

A UNIQUE group has been set-up to devise ways to help and support soldiers, and their families, after they have left the army.

Designer bags, sunglasses, laptop and champagne among items stolen by burglars

Maldon and Burnham Standard: Braintree: drugs police raid ten homes

2:37pm Thursday 24th April 2014

Burglars stole designer glasses and electronics worth thousands of pounds during a break-in.

Jewellery stolen from Colchester home

Maldon and Burnham Standard: Essex Police have closed the road

2:56pm Thursday 24th April 2014

GOLD jewellery has been stolen from a home in Colchester.

Breaking news Suspects bailed as Jim Attfield murder investigation continues

Maldon and Burnham Standard: Victim Jim Attfield

2:30pm Thursday 24th April 2014

TWO suspects arrested in connection with the murder of Jim Attfield have been released on police bail.

Electric cable stolen from building in Harwich

Maldon and Burnham Standard: Braintree: drugs police raid ten homes

1:08pm Thursday 24th April 2014

ELECTRIC cable and extension cable costing £3,000 has been stolen in Harwich.

Nick Clegg grilled in tuition fees debate in Colchester

Maldon and Burnham Standard: Nick Clegg at Hazelmere Infant School

12:37pm Thursday 24th April 2014

DEPUTY Prime Minister Nick Clegg was labelled a “liar” by students during a heated tuition fees debate in Colchester.

Commercial Feature: Macmillan Night In

Maldon and Burnham Standard: Macmillan Night In

12:30pm Thursday 24th April 2014

On Friday 16th May, friends in north Essex will be swapping a night out on the town for a Night In with their favourite people – all in the name of Macmillan Cancer Support.

11 courses of hell raise £2,500 for good causes

Maldon and Burnham Standard: 11 courses of hell raise £2,500 for good causes

1:08pm Thursday 24th April 2014

THERE’S an 11-course meal noone was looking forward to featuring courses of dog food, fermented herrings and a pig’s testicle.

Burglars carry stolen items in suitcase along main road

Maldon and Burnham Standard: Braintree: drugs police raid ten homes

12:13pm Thursday 24th April 2014

Burglars filled a suitcase with a laptop, watches and clothing before carrying it along a busy main road.

Benefactor strikes again with £200 mystery gift

12:10pm Thursday 24th April 2014

MORE lucky people have received an envelope full of cash through their letter boxes.

Legion's cash to assist military families

Maldon and Burnham Standard: Legion's cash to assist military families

12:02pm Thursday 24th April 2014

CHARITY has been given thousands of pounds to offer emotional and practical support to military families.

VIDEO: Whoop whoop! Is this da sound of Essex Police?

Maldon and Burnham Standard: VIDEO: Whoop whoop! Is this da sound of Essex Police?

11:40am Thursday 24th April 2014

Video of cop car apparently blaring out hip hop tune in Chelmsford becomes YouTube smash

UPDATE: Man dies after being hit by train in Witham

Maldon and Burnham Standard: Person hit by train in Witham area

11:30am Thursday 24th April 2014

A person has been hit by a train in Witham, according to a rail operator.

Historic buildings in Chelmsford in desperate need of repair

Maldon and Burnham Standard: The old Signal Box at Chelmsford station

11:30am Thursday 24th April 2014

FOUR historic buildings in Chelmsford have been placed at risk - and in need urgent of repair.

Kennel bosses asking for help to save them as deadline looms

Maldon and Burnham Standard: Two dogs have been stolen from Chitterne.

10:19am Thursday 24th April 2014

DOG kennels volunteers are urging for people to help save their centre after being slapped with a big legal bill - which must be payed tomorrow!

Breaking news UPDATED: Car crashes into house in Clacton

Maldon and Burnham Standard: Lifesavers - Essex Air Ambulance

12:15pm Thursday 24th April 2014

A WOMAN has suffered injuries after a car crashed into a house in Clacton.

Essex University to lead north Essex out of recession

Maldon and Burnham Standard: Essex University to lead north Essex out of recession

3:48pm Thursday 24th April 2014

ESSEX University is set to lead north Essex out of recession and make the area a major employment base.

Musical line-up for Fling Festival announced

Maldon and Burnham Standard: Crowds taking part in an Bollywood dance class at last year''s Fling Festival

8:00am Thursday 24th April 2014

ELECTRO-SWING, folk mashups and gentlemanly hip-hop will be among the sounds of a Chelmsford arts festival this year.

Road sign left dangerous for months

Maldon and Burnham Standard: Road sign left dangerous for months

7:30am Thursday 24th April 2014

A CONCERNED driver has hit out after waiting months for dangerous graffiti to be cleaned off a road sign which he says is a "fatal accident waiting to happen".

Light switch-off could have cost life

Maldon and Burnham Standard: Streetlight switch-off: County debates controversial policy

6:00pm Wednesday 23rd April 2014

A CYCLIST has slammed the decision to turn off the majority of the county’s streetlights after suffering serious injuries on his way to work.

Marine police rescue yacht crew in Blackwater Estuary

Maldon and Burnham Standard: The rescued yacht

4:27pm Wednesday 23rd April 2014

Marine police helped rescue sailors whose boat lost power in the Blackwater Estuary.

Do you know this woman? Police want to speak to her in connection with cash robbery

Maldon and Burnham Standard: Chelmsford robbery

4:15pm Wednesday 23rd April 2014

POLICE want to identify the woman pictured on CCTV as they hunt for two men responsible for the robbing a Chelmsford taxi driver.

Fresh witness appeal made as police make third arrest in Jim Attfield murder investigation

Maldon and Burnham Standard: Victim Jim Attfield

3:55pm Wednesday 23rd April 2014

A man, 27, has been arrested in connection with the Jim Attfield murder investigation.

Governing body considering third attempt to bring horse racing back to Great Leighs

Maldon and Burnham Standard: Great Leighs Racecourse opened officially to the public yesterday

3:32pm Wednesday 23rd April 2014

OFFICIALS are reviewing plans to return horse racing back to a track on the Chelmsford/Braintree border which closed in 2009.

Police warning after sheds broken into in Wix

Maldon and Burnham Standard: Braintree: drugs police raid ten homes

3:49pm Wednesday 23rd April 2014

BURGLARS have broken into three sheds in Wix.

Sat nav and iPhone chargers stolen from car

Maldon and Burnham Standard: Braintree: drugs police raid ten homes

1:54pm Wednesday 23rd April 2014

A SAT NAV and two iPhone chargers were stolen after thieves broke into a car in Dovercourt.

New arty seating unveiled by Chelmsford canal

Maldon and Burnham Standard: New arty seating unveiled by Chelmsford canal

12:43pm Wednesday 23rd April 2014

AN ARTISTIC bench was unveiled by the side of a canal in Chelmsford.

Thieves target cars in Stanway

Maldon and Burnham Standard: Braintree: drugs police raid ten homes

1:12pm Wednesday 23rd April 2014

Four cars were broken into during the Easter weekend in Stanway

Hammer attack in Colchester injures two

Maldon and Burnham Standard: Essex Police launch appeal for stolen goods

12:20pm Wednesday 23rd April 2014

A HAMMER attack by an armed gang has left one man in hospital and another with facial injuries.

Popular fish monger set to close as a result of supermarket saturation

Maldon and Burnham Standard: Natasha Hughes.

12:00pm Wednesday 23rd April 2014

A POPULAR fishmongers has closed after seven years in Colchester town centre.

Have your say on care at Colchester's hospitals

Maldon and Burnham Standard: Colchester General Hospital

11:59am Wednesday 23rd April 2014

THE Care Quality Commission is holding two public events as part of an inspection of Colchester’s hospitals.

Part of Mistley Quay collapses

Maldon and Burnham Standard: Part of Mistley Quay collapses

8:51am Wednesday 23rd April 2014

WORK at Mistley Quay was affected and nieghbours left shocked after part of the quayside collapsed.

Knife-wielding robber steals cigarettes from village store

Maldon and Burnham Standard: nswebpix police crime tape

8:42am Wednesday 23rd April 2014

Braintree detectives are appealing for information after a robbery at the Church Street Co-Op store yesterday afternoon.

Consultation opened for possible post office move in Danbury

Maldon and Burnham Standard: Ealing Broadway post office now open on Sundays

8:00am Wednesday 23rd April 2014

A VILLAGE post office could be moved and opened for longer.

Student paramedics safe for calls says standards chief

Maldon and Burnham Standard: Marcus Bailey, interim consultant paramedic

7:30am Wednesday 23rd April 2014

FOUR hundred student paramedics are being recruited directly by the region’s ambulance service because it can’t get enough qualified medics from the universities.

Mayflower Project holds top level talks with city council

Maldon and Burnham Standard: Mayflower project holds top level talks with city council

7:30am Wednesday 23rd April 2014

BOSSES behind a project to recreate a historic ship have entered into top level talks with a city with strong links to the vessel.

Flytipping spoiling our community

Maldon and Burnham Standard: Flytipping spoiling our community

6:00pm Tuesday 22nd April 2014

"UNACCEPTABLE" flytipping is spoiling towns and villages as irresponsible residents dump everything from sofas and beds to everyday houshold waste.

Police search after man flees from Alresford crash

Maldon and Burnham Standard: Essex Police launch appeal for stolen goods

5:12pm Tuesday 22nd April 2014

POLICE are searching for a man following a car crash in Alresford.

Apology as Queen is unable to visit Braintree school at short notice

Maldon and Burnham Standard: HRH Queen Elizabeth II visits Blackburn Cathedral for Maundy service 17/04/2014

4:18pm Tuesday 22nd April 2014

The Queen will be visiting Felsted School and Chelmsford next month.

Ambulance called every two minutes in Essex

Maldon and Burnham Standard: Pic credit: East of England Ambulance Service Trust

3:46pm Tuesday 22nd April 2014

AMBULANCE crews were called more than 3,000 times in Essex during the Easter break.

Driver gets out of car just seconds before it erupts into flames

Maldon and Burnham Standard: Firefighters tackling the blaze

3:36pm Tuesday 22nd April 2014

A DRIVER had a lucky escape after his car burst into flames just seconds after he got out.

Colchester Half Marathon's fifth chosen charity announced

Maldon and Burnham Standard: Colchester Half Marathon's fifth chosen charity announced

2:28pm Tuesday 22nd April 2014

ORGANISERS of the Colchester Half Marathon have chosen Headway Essex as the charity to benefit from next year’s race.

Pat, 77, takes her first flight... and leaps back to earth

Maldon and Burnham Standard: Pat, 77, takes her first flight... and leaps back to earth

11:09am Tuesday 22nd April 2014

GRANDMOTHER Pat Newton’s first ever flight was one she won’t forget in a hurry - after she leapt out at 15,000 feet.

Poignant cricket festival in memory of special Rob

Maldon and Burnham Standard: Talented cricketer dies from leukaemia

10:54am Tuesday 22nd April 2014

THE head of English cricket and a war survivor were among hundreds who paid tribute to former Colchester cricketer Rob George.

Pixie Lott, Tinie Tempah & Ceelo Green among 14 acts added to V Fest 2014

Maldon and Burnham Standard: STAR ACT: Pixie Lott

9:20am Tuesday 22nd April 2014

POP stars including Pixie Lott, Tinie Tempah and Ceelo Green have been added to the bill of V Festival 2014.

Queen coming to Chelmsford

Maldon and Burnham Standard: HRH Queen Elizabeth II visits Blackburn Cathedral for Maundy service 17/04/2014

8:48am Tuesday 22nd April 2014

The Queen will be visiting Chelmsford on Tuesday, May 6.

Community can use Chelmsford venue in exchange for sharing skills

Maldon and Burnham Standard: Library filer dated 20/04/2003 of English One Pound Coins. Children have seen pocket money levels rise by more than four times the rate of inflation over the last year, the Halifax bank said Friday April 1, 2005. Two-thirds (66%) of seven-to-16-year-olds

8:00am Tuesday 22nd April 2014

CHELMSFORD groups and individuals have been made a unique offer in exchange for hiring a venue in Chelmsford.






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